VirtualPBX vs Grasshopper

Virtual PBX Comparisons

About Virtual PBX

Virtual PBX is a privately held virtual phone provider founded in 1997 by Stephen Lange. Virtual PBX offers three different products:

Virtual PBX is a standard virtual phone system service that includes features like toll free numbers, voicemail, call forwarding and more.

VoIP Peering is an IP-PBX solution that lets customers combine the virtual PBX service with their own SIP-based IP phones.

PBX Parachute offers businesses a backup phone system in case their main one fails.


Virtual PBX offers four standard plans that are based on minute allowances. Prices start at $9.99/month for 300 minutes and go to $94.99/month for 2,500 minutes.

VoIP Peering or iVPBX is $49.99 a month and comes with 5 extensions and unlimited local minutes.

How is Grasshopper different?

Virtual PBX and Grasshopper offer many of the same features but there are a few key differences:

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